While some Canadians are reporting empty shelves in grocery stores across the country, experts say this is due to ongoing supply chain issues that began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, not because of the federal government's vaccine mandate for truckers.
Transport Minister Omar Alghabra is assuring Canadians there's no reason to fear food shortages will result from a small minority of truck drivers refusing to comply with a vaccine mandate in order to cross the Canada-U.S. border.
The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate target on hold at 0.25 per cent, but warning it won't stay there for much longer. The trendsetting rate has been at its rock-bottom level since March 2020 during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as the economy went into a downturn and three million jobs were lost.
As a growing group of truckers and supporters make their way to Ottawa in a protest against vaccine mandates, experts say the rhetoric online concerning the convoy is getting increasingly worrisome.
As the global pandemic enters its third year, initiatives like Bell Let's Talk Day aim to help people of all backgrounds and age groups struggling with their mental health, especially amid the impact of COVID-19.
Warning: this story deals with suicide and may be triggering to some readers. Roughly two years after holding his lifeless wife in his arms after she was buried in an avalanche in Banff National Park, Adam Campbell is opening up about his own suicide attempt and imploring others who are struggling to seek mental health supports.
Prior to the pandemic, her teen daughter danced nine hours a week, excelled in school and had a vibrant social life. The roller coaster of pandemic restrictions including school closures, paused extra-curricular activites and physical distancing took a toll on her daughter she never expected.